The Villages Genealogical Society

Past Monthly Meeting Guest Speakers

Previous Events for 2013-2014
26 Mar 2014 - Donna Moughty
"Using FamilySearch.org"
26 Feb 2014 - D. Joshua Taylor,  MA MLS
Our Annual All-Day Seminar
26 Jan 2014 - George Morgan
"Introduction to Immigartion Records"
20 Nov 2013 - Jim Lannin
"Paparazzi in Cemeteries: Headstone Photography for the Genealogist"
23 Oct 2013 - Ann Osisek
"The Paper Trail - Ins and Outs of Courthouse Research"
25 Sep 2013 - Ann Staley, CG
"Overlooked Resources"
Previous Events for 2012-2013
28 Aug 2013 - Patricia Charpentier
"Writing Your Family History Workshop"
24 Jul 2013 - VGS Webmaster John DeAngelo
"Webinars for Genealogy Workshop"
26 Jun 2013 - VGS Webmaster John DeAngelo
"Dropbox for Dummies Workshop"
22 May 2013 - Alvie Davidson, CG
"Forensic Genealogy: A Case Study"
24 Apr 2013 - Member Charlie Jacobson
"Exploring My Ancestor's European Roots"
27 Mar 2013 - Donna Moughty
"Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com"
27 Feb 2013 - Dick Eastman
"Our 13th Annual All-Day Seminar"
"The Family History World in 10 Years' Time"
"Cloudy with a Chance of Genealogy"
"Genealogy Searches on Google"
"The Organized Genealogist"
23 Jan 2013 - Patricia Charpentier
"Writing Your Family History"
28 Nov 2012 - Jim & Terry Willard
"Using the LDS Online Library"
24 Oct 2012 - George Morgan
"Planning a Successful Cemetery Trip"
26 Sep 2012 - Kathy Stickney
"Creating Your Heritage Scrapbook"
Previous Events for 2011-2012
23 May 2012 - Drew Smith
"DNA in Our Genes"

 
25 Apr 2012 - Pam Cooper
 "Dealing with Maiden Names"
 
28 Mar 2012 - Hank DeCillia
 "My European Family"
 
22 Feb 2012 - Michael John Neill
Our 12th Annual All-Day Seminar
"Research the Siblings (And the Rest of the Family!)"
"Determining Immigrant Origins: Expanding Your Circle" 
"Newspaper Research"
"Using Fold3.com"
25 Jan 2012 - Joe David Bellamy
"Kindred Spirits: 400 Years of an American Family"
16 Nov 2011 - Ann Staley
"So You Can't Read a Foreign Language: Deciphering Vital Records - Tips & Techniques"
26 Oct 2011 - Fred Benson
“How to Organize and Edit Family History Photos using Windows Live Photo Gallery.”
28 Sep 2011 - Ann Osisek
"The Myths of Migration - Concentric Circles in Census Records"
Previous Events for 2010-2011
May 25, 2011 - Kim Garvey
"Bring Out Your Dead: The Victorians, Funerals and Family History".
April 27, 2011 - Melody Porter
"Genealogy Documentation - I won't do it and you can't make me!"
Mar. 23, 2011 - Donna Moughty
"Saving a Life: Your Family's Health History"
Feb. 23, 2011 - John Philip Colletta, Ph D.
"Our 11th Annual All-Day Seminar"
All 216 seats were sold out!
Jan. 26, 2011 - Sharon Tate Moody
"With this Ring: What happened to Grandma at the Altar"
Nov. 17, 2011 - Jack Butler
"Coming to Our Census: A Look at an Old Friend"
Oct. 27, 2010 - Jim and Terry Willard
"Planning Research at the Family History Library in SLC"
Sept. 22, 2010 - Paul Enchelmayer
"Family Photos and Documents in the Digital Age"
Past Events For 2009-2010
May 26, 2010- John Freund
“Taking Care of Your Personal Collections”
Apr. 28, 2010 - Hosted by Ken Macomber
Family History Exhibits & Tutorial on Creating Sources & Citations
Mar. 24, 2010 - George G. Morgan
"The US Naturalization Process"
Feb. 24, 2010 - Our Annual All-Day Seminar with Debra Fleming
4 Topics on "Using the Internet for Family History Research"
Jan. 27, 2010 - Panel Session with Ken Macomber and 4 Panelists
"Using Family Tree Maker"
Nov. 18, 2009 - Ann Osisek
"Fast Forward in Reverse - Back to Basics"
Oct. 28, 2009- Ann Staley
"What to do with all of this stuff?"
Sept. 23, 2009 - Drew Smith
"The Family History in Your Cells: Using DNA for Genealogical Research."
Past Events For 2008-2009
May 27, 2009-Our Vice-President - Ken Macomber
"Getting Help! - How to get help with your family history research"
Apr. 22, 2009 - Ann Bergelt
"Foreign Research"
Mar. 25, 2009 - Jean Morris
"Brick Wall? Alternative Theories for Locating "Lost" Ancestors"
Feb.. 25, 2009 - Craig R. Scott, CGsm
Our Annual "All Day" Seminar
Jan. 28, 2009 - George G. Morgan
" What should I do with my genealogy files?"
Nov. 19, 2008 - Ann Staley
"Will" they be there? Using Probate Records.
Oct. 22, 2008 - Amy Giroux, CG
"Listen to the Land - Understanding Your Ancestor's Property Records"
Sept. 24, 2008 - Elmer C. Spear
Elmer's Genealogy Library

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